The latest offering of Microsoft for its line of Windows Phone is the Lumia 540. Unsurprisingly this phone is just a typical smartphone at which point you can do most of the things you do with other smartphones .
Obviously this Windows Phone runs with Windows Phone 8.1 plus Lumia Denim update.
The latest offering of Microsoft has a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor.
The display is impressive at 5-inch HD (1280 x 720, 16:9), 294 ppi.
The latest budget Windows Phone of Microsoft has an onboard storage of 8 GB, 1GB RAM, 15GB OneDrive cloud storage, expansion of storage is applicable up to 128 GB through microSD via microSD slot.
The primary shooter of this Windows Phone has an 8-megapixel auto focus that comes with LED flash while the secondary shooter which is the front-facing camera boast its 5 megapixel wide-angle cam for selfie.
The Lumia 540 Windows Budget Phone is gearing a 2200 mAh removable battery. That is rated up to 15 hours of talk time.
Compared to competition specifically with Android smartphones, what makes it hard for the Lumia 540 to break a deal is that it only supports the 3G platform, moreover there are similar device on the smartphone markets today that are geared and run with Android which comes with similar price that has a better specification and supports the 4G platform.
On the contrary, this latest Windows budget phone surely bridges a certain way for consumers to get a taste of the unified platform of Microsoft.
Microsoft confirmed that it will be priced at $149 USD without taxes and subsidies.
Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM release date
Lumia 540 Dual SIM will being rolling out in May of this year (2015) and will initially launch in India, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.